Care at NUH

Gastroenterology & Hepatology


The Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at NUH offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic services for digestive and liver diseases, accommodating over 36,000 patient visits annually. Our dedicated team of Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists, supported by skilled nurses and medical technologists, is committed to providing personalised, specialised, cost-effective and high-quality care. We actively engage in clinical research to remain at the forefront of gastroenterology and hepatology, ensuring access to the latest treatments. 

As a specialised centre for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, we are equipped with advanced technology and expertise. Our capabilities extend to accurate diagnosis and management plans for both common and complex conditions affecting the gastrointestinal system, liver, pancreas and biliary tract. 

We are also recognised as a tertiary referral centre for complex clinical cases and an education hub for patients, nurses, medical students and doctors. Our focus on the principles and practice of digestive and liver diseases is complemented by ongoing research and clinical trials in gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases. 

Our Team

Head of Division & Senior Consultant 


Senior Consultants 




Associate Consultants 

  • Dr Ho Kah Hann James 
  • Dr Benjamin Tay 
  • Dr Mok Shao Rong John 
  • Dr Kew Guan Sen 
  • Dr Bong Huey Shin Shirley 
  • Dr Tang Si Ying 


Resident Physician 

  • Dr Michelle Balakrishnan 


Senior Residents 

  • Dr Sabrina Quek 
  • Dr Zhang Tianjiao 
  • Dr Koh Teng Kiat 
  • Dr Lee Shi Yan 
  • Dr Tan Yong Chuan 
  • Dr Tan Shi Ni 
  • Dr Chee Wei Chian Douglas 
  • Dr Nah Kai Yi Benjamin 
  • Dr Readon Teh 
  • Dr Tan En Ying 


Visiting Consultants 

  • Associate Professor Wong Kong Min Reuben 
  • Dr Bhavesh Kishor Doshi 
  • Dr Calvin Koh Jianyi 
  • Dr Ching Siew Yi 
  • Dr Ho Gim Hin 
  • Dr Tan Poh Seng 
Our Services

The Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology strives to be a "Centre of Excellence" in patient care, education and research for digestive and liver disease management. 

Consultative services are primarily offered at the University Digestive Centre (UDC) at the Kent Ridge Wing and the Digestive Centre (DC) at the NUH Medical Centre. Both centres are dedicated to providing a comfortable, convenient and comprehensive experience, focusing on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver diseases.   

Our services include: 

Management of Digestive and Liver Diseases 

  • Specialised Care for Digestive Diseases 

  • Dyspepsia (indigestion), Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Peptic Ulcer Disease, Helicobacter Pylori 
  • Functional Gut Disorders (e.g. Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Functional Bloating etc) 
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (e.g. Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease) 
  • Diseases of Pancreas and Biliary system (e.g. Biliary Stone, Biliary Stricture, Pancreatic Cyst/Mass, Pancreatitis) 
  • Cancers (Eg. Esophagus, Stomach, Colon, Liver, Pancreas, Bile Duct etc) 
  • Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition 

Routine Endoscopic Procedures 

Other Specialist Procedures 

  • Wireless Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy 
  • Balloon-Assisted Enteroscopy (Small Bowel Endoscopy) 
  • Intragastric Balloon Placement 
  • Confocal Endomicroscopy 
  • Fine-Needle Aspiration or Injection under EUS 
  • Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for the definitive treatment of very early cancers of the digestive tract 

Other Diagnostic Tests  

  • Urea Breath Test (H. Pylori) 
  • High Resolution Oesophageal Manometry 
  • 24-hour pH-Impedance Testing 
  • Bravo Capsule 
  • Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth Breath Test 
  • Sugar Intolerances – Fructose / Lactose Breath Test 
  • Colonic Transit Time Study 
  • Gastric Emptying Study 
  • Barium Studies 

For more information about diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, please click here. 

Management of Liver Diseases 

  • Our specialised liver care services provide comprehensive consultation and management of liver diseases 

  • Liver Tumour / Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)   
  • Liver Diseases (Eg. Viral Hepatitis, Fatty Liver, Alcoholic Liver Disease, Autoimmune Hepatitis, Primary Biliary Cholangitis, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Wilson’s Disease etc) 
  • Liver Fibrosis and Cirrhosis  
  • Liver Failure 

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Our Facilities


For contact details, operating hours and directions, please click the respective clinics. 

The University Digestive Centre is a modern, one-stop facility dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver diseases. We provide tertiary medical and surgical gastroenterological and hepatobiliary services, striving to be a "Centre of Excellence" in patient care, education and research in digestive diseases. 

Endoscopy Centre 
As a tertiary endoscopy facility, we perform routine diagnostic and therapeutic Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasonography (EUS), and ERCP, alongside specialist endoscopic procedures such as Wireless Capsule Endoscopy, Balloon-Assisted Enteroscopy, Intragastric Balloon Placement, Confocal Endomicroscopy, Fine-Needle Aspiration or Injection under EUS, and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection. 

Gastro Motility Laboratory 
Located within the Endoscopy Centre, the Gastro Motility Laboratory (GML) provides outpatient diagnostic tests for patients experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms. Our collaboration with referring clinicians ensures accurate, reliable and timely diagnoses. 

National University Centre for Organ Transplantation (NUCOT) 
NUCOT is the specialist centre for both adult and paediatric organ transplantation, providing specialised care for kidney, liver and pancreas transplant patients.

Our Education

We are actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and training. Our educational programs cover Gastroenterology and Hepatology rotations in the Internal Medicine residency programme, where doctors learn to manage gastrointestinal emergencies and common diseases. Our international outreach includes hosting overseas doctors for medical electives, observerships and fellowships in Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Additionally, we contribute to various medical educational workshops and conferences.

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